Mississippi

Object Details

Title:

Mississippi

Artist/Maker(s):

William Eggleston (American, born 1939)

Culture:

American

Place(s):

Missisippi, United States (Place depicted)

Date:

1970

Medium:

Dye imbibition print

Dimensions:

20.8 x 30.6 cm (8 3/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Eggleston Artistic Trust

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Nose up and bound for nowhere, an abandoned plane sits wrecked in a Mississippi field. William Eggleston may have meant it as a metaphor for the American South, in which it came to rest--at once both proud and ruined.

Provenance
- 1999

Eggleston Artistic Trust Santa Monica, CA, U.S.

Exhibitions
William Eggleston and the Color Tradition (October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000